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Keen for much-hyped quantum computing to finally land? Don't expect it for a decade

December 6, 2018 - 8:03am
Uncle Sam says it has no clue when the complex tech will arrive in a useful form

The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine issued a report this week on the state of quantum computing. It's a subject of some concern given speculation that such devices could render current encryption schemes worthless.…

Pencil manufacturers rejoice: Oz government doesn't like e-voting

December 6, 2018 - 7:01am
Paper's safer, says parliamentary committee

An Australian parliamentary committee has nixed the idea of internet voting for federal elections Down Under, for now.…

DeepMind quits playing games with AI, ups the protein stakes with machine-learning code

December 6, 2018 - 3:17am
Meet AlphaFold, an artificially intelligent system to predict crucial biochemical structures

Researchers at DeepMind are using AI software to study how proteins fold, with the hope that it will help scientists design new drugs more quickly.…

Huawei CFO poutine cuffs by Canadian cops after allegedly busting sanctions on Iran

December 6, 2018 - 2:34am
Exec could face trial in the US for 'cutting deals' with White House's Middle East bête noire

The chief financial officer and deputy chairwoman of Huawei has been arrested in Canada – and could face extradition to the US on charges of violating trade sanctions against Iran.…

It's December 2018, and a rogue application can still tell your Apple Mac: I'm your El Capitan now

December 6, 2018 - 1:29am
iOS, macOS, tvOS, Safari, and anyone for some reason using iTunes on Windows – get patching

Apple has released a fresh set of security updates for its Mac and iOS software.…

FCC slammed for 'arbitrary and reckless' plan to change how text messages are regulated

December 6, 2018 - 1:19am
US watchdog says it's about spam, but really it's about profits

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been criticized as "arbitrary and reckless" for pushing a plan to change how text messages are regulated without looking at the impact it may have.…

Qualcomm lifts lid on 7nm Arm-based octo-core Snapdragon 855 chip for next year's expensive 5G Androids

December 6, 2018 - 12:02am
An NE555 this is not

Yesterday, Qualcomm teased its Snapdragon 855 processor, which is aimed at next year's top-end 5G Android phones. Today, we've got hold of more details of its insides.…

Waymo's revolutionary driverless robo-taxi service launches in America... with drivers

December 5, 2018 - 11:56pm
You ain't seen nothing like it. Except every day of your life

In a groundbreaking leap into the future, self-driving car specialist Waymo has launched its first truly driverless taxi service, in Phoenix, Arizona – complete with a driver.…

Talk about a GAN-do attitude... AI software bots can see through your text CAPTCHAs

December 5, 2018 - 11:28pm
Code to defeat letter-based I'm-a-human tests revealed, major sites left wide open

If you're one of those people who hates picking out cars, street signs and other objects in CAPTCHA image grids, then get used to it because the days of text-based alternatives are numbered.…

Awkward... Revealed Facebook emails show plans for data slurping, selling access to addicts' info, crafty PR spinning

December 5, 2018 - 10:09pm
Brit parliamentarians dump documents on the internet

Analysis Emails released today reveal Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussing how to squeeze more cash from companies hoping to tap into the platform's goldmine of personal data on a billion-plus people.…

Adobe Flash zero-day exploit... leveraging ActiveX… embedded in Office Doc... BINGO!

December 5, 2018 - 8:34pm
It's like a greatest hits album of terrible security policies

Stop us if you've heard this one before: An Adobe Flash zero-day vulnerability is being actively targeted in the wild to hijack victims' Windows PCs.…

Microsoft makes a dip in the Azure Cosmos DB pool just a bit more tempting with another price drop

December 5, 2018 - 8:00pm
Come on in, the water's lovely, urges cloudy database team

Sandwiched between the open source excitement of Microsoft’s Connect(); 2018 event was news to set the hearts of database fans a-quiver. As well as a slew of new toys, the cost of entry and scaling of its globally distributed database service, Cosmos DB, was lowered considerably.…

UK's BT: It's not unusual to pull Huawei from our core mobile networks

December 5, 2018 - 7:04pm
It came with the package when we swallowed EE

BT and Huawei said today that reports the Chinese kit-maker's products would not be used on EE's 3G and 4G core mobile ops – and that it was out of the running for any bids for the 5G core – should surprise no one.…

The British Home Office was warned about its crappy data management – then Windrush happened

December 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Watchdog's report damning amid calls for 'firewall' for immigration data sharing

The Home Office is under pressure to scrap data-sharing deals set up as part of efforts to hit immigration targets as its governance of such transfers have been slammed by the UK’s spending watchdog.…

How the mighty have fallen: Anglian Water knocks Google off perch as UK's best workplace

December 5, 2018 - 5:04pm
Facebook not even in survey's top 50, while Goldman Sachs lords it over tech's big-hitters

It would appear that the kickback against big tech continues apace as Facebook has dropped out of a list of the top 50 best places to work in the UK and Google has been knocked off its top spot... by a water company.…

Former headteacher fined £700 after dumping old pupil data on server at new school

December 5, 2018 - 4:01pm
Why? Er, 'professional reasons'

A former headteacher has landed himself in hot water with the UK's data watchdog for downloading personal information on children he previously taught and uploading it to servers at his new school.…

It's the wobbly Microsoft service sweepstake! If you have 'Teams', you've won a lifetime Slack sub

December 5, 2018 - 3:04pm
Just kidding, no one deserves that. But you'd be right

Microsoft's Slack-alike, Teams, has taken a beating from the stick of instability, and was still wobbling at the time of publication.…

MongoDB's Atlas shrugs, with all NoSQL biz's customer growth resting on its shoulders

December 5, 2018 - 1:58pm
Operating, net losses deepen in Q3, mLab revenues to stumble a bit after buyout

NoSQL database slinger MongoDB bragged about winning conservative customers from legacy vendors as it reported another quarter of increasing revenues – but also saw operating and net losses increase.…

Estonian ex-foreign sec urges governments: Get cosy with the private sector on cybersecurity

December 5, 2018 - 1:28pm
Marina Kaljurand thinks the days of going it alone are over

Black Hat Governments need to "turn from public private partnership slogans to real partnerships" on cybersecurity, former Estonian foreign minister Marina Kaljurand told the Black Hat infosec conference in London this morning.…

After all that! Ofcom proposes BT as only broadband universal services provider for whole of UK (except Hull)

December 5, 2018 - 12:53pm
Just 8 telcos applied, most didn't meet critera

BT will likely remain the sole broadband universal service provider for most of the UK because smaller ISPs didn't meet Ofcom's qualification criteria and Hyperoptic pulled out of the running.…

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